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O Jerusalem

Author : Larry Collins
ISBN : 9781416556275
Genre : History
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An account of the bitter 1948 dispute between the Arabs and Jews over Jerusalem highlights the role of the British as well as prominent individuals in the struggle. Reissue. (A Samuel Goldwyn Productions film, releasing September 2007, directed by Elie Chouraqui, starring JJ Feild, Tovah Felshuh, Maria Pappas, Ian Holm, Patrick Bruel, Tom Conti, and others) (History -- General)
Category: History

If I Forget You O Jerusalem

Author : Hellen Battle Kosak
ISBN : 9781606470343
Genre : Religion
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US Rep. Tom Lantos said, "Christians Are the Antidote to Anti-Semitism." In 1973 General Uzi Narkiss invited Hellen Battle, an American Christian, to immigrate to Israel as a social worker to assist in the absorption of Russian immigrants. ********************************************************************* *Her journey takes you through the spectrum of Israeli life as a new immigrant. *You will embark on her road of faith, hope and love in building a bridge of reconciliation between Christians and Jews. *Her classes with Holocaust survivors at the Hebrew University will grieve your heart. *She will take you to the front lines of the Yom Kippur War where she volunteered. *You will join her in the office of theChief Rabbi after being slandered by extremists. *You will experience the joy and pain of her true Romeo and Juliet love story. *You will ultimately cry out with her "For Zion's Sake I cannot be silent! Hellen Battle Kosak, MSW, is a graduate from Abilene Christian University in Texas and New York University Grad School of Social Work. She was a clinical social worker in New York prisons. She taught English in Mexico, Spain, Germany, and Israel. She studied theology in New York and West Berlin. In 1965 she was arrested by the East Germans and spent 14 months in a communist prison, charged with escape help. She wrote her story in EVERY WALL SHALL FALL. She was Area Director of Christian Broadcasting Network in Miami. She has been a speaker in churches, synagogues and civic groups in Germany, Ghana, Ukraine, Russia and Romania. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee and is married to Gary Kosak. They both are licensed ministers and co-founded "For Zion's Sake Ministries," a ministry of reconciliation and restoration for Christians and Jews and the nation of Israel, where she previously lived.
Category: Religion

O Jerusalem

Author : Laurie R. King
ISBN : 9780749011987
Genre : Fiction
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1918. Forced to flee England, Sherlock Holmes and his young apprentice Mary Russell enter British-occupied Palestine under the auspices of Holmes’s enigmatic brother, Mycroft. Their arrival coincides with a rash of unsolved murders that has baffled the authorities, yet no one is too pleased at Holmes’s insistence on reconstructing the most recent homicide in the desert where it occurred. What they unexpectedly uncover will lead Russell and Holmes through an exotic gauntlet of labyrinthine bazaars, verminous hovels, cliff-hung monasteries - and into mortal danger. In the jewel-like city of Jerusalem, they will at last meet their adversary, whose lust for power could ignite a tinderbox of hostilities just waiting for a spark...
Category: Fiction

O Jerusalem Second Printing

Author : Larry Collins
ISBN : LCCN:77185063
Genre : Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949
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Category: Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949

O Jerusalem

Author : Marc H. Ellis
ISBN : 1451413432
Genre : Political Science
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The peril and promise of contemporary Jewish identity.
Category: Political Science

O Jerusalem

Author : Jane Yolen
ISBN : UOM:39015041042584
Genre : American poetry.
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A poetic tribute to Jerusalem, in honor of the 3000th anniversary of its founding, celebrating its history as a holy city for three major religions.
Category: American poetry.

O Jerusalem

Author : Albert Ramsdell Gurney
ISBN : 0881452203
Genre : Arab-Israeli conflict
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O JERUSALEM centers around an American State Department official who becomes entangled in Middle Eastern politics before and after September 11, 2001. Along the way, the protagonist encounters a Palestinian woman from his past. "It's true that O JERUSALEM, an exhilarating new play by A R Gurney ... seems especially timely because of its subject matter. After all, it touches on many of the issues now preoccupying people around the world: the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East, American foreign policy, terrorism ... Gurney's play manages to reach beyond its topical premise to pack a big, heartbreaking wallop. This is not a story about anything so cold as politics. Above all, it's about a man struggling to balance his ideals and personal relationships against a high-pressure career ... Gurney works with a wider geographic and cultural lens than usual. His previous plays have dealt mostly with domestic turmoil among white, upper-class Protestants; here, although the conflicts are still personal, they have global repercussions. And one of the main characters is decidedly nonwhite: Amira, a Palestinian activist ... Gurney's crackling dialogue. Each scene pulses with ... it has a scattershot energy and an ear for emotionally charged situations that make it totally engrossing. When a play has those assets, it doesn't need current events to be relevant." -Justin Glanville, The Associated Press "Even when he's angry and exasperated, A R Gurney holds on to a respectful air of apology. This most courteous of contemporary playwrights, known for his wry chronicles of upper-crust Protestant mores, has now focused on a fiery subject far from the country clubs of New England. The author of THE COCKTAIL HOUR and THE DINING ROOM has set up camp in Israel and Palestine. And he is the first to admit that, like many a Western diplomat before him, he finds himself lost and bewildered there ... there is something deeply touching in the urgency behind it ... Like the main figures in Mr Gurney's FAR EAST and MIDDLE AGES, Hartwell is haunted by a youthful affair with a woman of another culture. She is in this instance a Christian Palestinian named Amira ... One of the characters from the future in O JERUSALEM wonders if the title is 'a prayer or a sigh.' This exquisite, wistful observation reflects the troubled gaze through which Mr Gurney, like so many Americans, sees a distant land that seems to keep moving closer to home." -Ben Brantley, The New York Times
Category: Arab-Israeli conflict

O Jerusalem

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ISBN : OCLC:236057564
Genre : Jerusalem
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The Mary Russell Series 9 Book Bundle

Author : Laurie R. King
ISBN : 9781101968628
Genre : Fiction
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In daring to re-imagine the life of Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling mystery series succeeds on the strength of its own now-beloved protagonist: Mary Russell, the young American who literally stumbles upon the great retired detective-turned-beekeeper. With the dazzling mix of suspense, period detail, and enthralling pace that is King’s hallmark, these acclaimed novels follow Russell as she rises out of her mentor’s shadow to form a long-running partnership with the always inscrutable and charismatic Holmes. Traversing such exotic locales as British-occupied Palestine, the Moroccan underworld, and the wilds of India amidst the turmoil of the early twentieth century, this convenient ebook bundle compiles nine of their most thrilling adventures: O JERUSALEM JUSTICE HALL THE GAME LOCKED ROOMS THE LANGUAGE OF BEES THE GOD OF THE HIVE PIRATE KING GARMENT OF SHADOWS DREAMING SPIES Also includes the ebook short story “Beekeeping for Beginners” and a preview of the highly anticipated new mystery from Laurie R. King, The Murder of Mary Russell! Praise for Laurie R. King’s Mary Russell mysteries “The most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today.”—Lee Child “The great marvel of King’s series is that she’s managed to preserve the integrity of Holmes’s character and yet somehow conjure up a woman astute, edgy, and compelling enough to be the partner of his mind as well as his heart.”—The Washington Post Book World “A lively adventure in the very best of intellectual company.”—The New York Times “Erudite, fascinating . . . by all odds the most successful re-creation of the famous inhabitant of 221B Baker Street ever attempted.”—Houston Chronicle “An engaging romp guaranteed to please . . . perfectly written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.”—USA Today, on Pirate King “Mesmerizing—another wonderful novel etched by the hand of a master storyteller. No reader who opens this one will be disappointed.”—Michael Connelly, on The God of the Hive “Historical fiction doesn’t get any better than this.”—The Denver Post, on The Game
Category: Fiction